Over the weekend Salt + Light
's Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB was honoured by Regis College. Selected to give this year's Chancellor's Lecture, he presented a talk entitled "Doing Theology in the City" and also received an honorary doctorate.
Here are the stories that we bring you on today's episode of Perspectives Daily:
- In his Angelus address, Pope Francis reflects on the love of Christ the King.
- Salt + Light's Fr. Thomas Rosica is honoured by Regis College.
- Fr. Tom offers a message as we prepare for tomorrow's "Giving Tuesday."
Photo credit: Regis College
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
- As choir, Pauline sisters share gift of music, their joy as religious. This year the Daughters of St. Paul choir will continue what is now a 24-year holiday tradition when they embark upon a 10-show, 18-day tour in only a few days.
- International group of women's superiors urge sisters to report abuse. The International Union of Superiors General has called on women religious who have suffered abuse to come forward and report it to their congregations and church and state authorities.
- Some funding restored to Development and Peace as investigation continues. The funding tap is flowing again for Development and Peace, but it remains closed for 52 of 180 partner organizations that continue to be investigated for allegedly being in conflict with Catholic teaching.
- On Cyber Monday, pope urges generosity, not consumerism. Pope Francis says the "sickness of consumerism" is the enemy of generosity as he called for the faithful to give a little something to the poor.
- Abp Scicluna: Protection of minors is a global, synodal issue. Appointed to the organising committee for a February meeting of international Catholic leaders, Archbishop Charles Scicluna says he hopes the Church will take a global approach to protecting minors and confronting clerical sexual abuse.
- Pope Francis: Sacred music points to the beauty of Paradise. Liturgical and sacred music can be a powerful instrument of evangelization, because it gives people a glimpse of the beauty of heaven, Pope Francis said Saturday at an international meeting of choirs.
That's it for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories that you need to know.
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